The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum
Who Are We?
The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company is a non-profit corporation founded in 1982 to preserve the heritage of the the Little River Lumber Company and the Little River Railroad. We operate a museum in Townsend, Tennessee, collecting, preserving and exhibiting the history of these companies, and of the people in this region.
Join us for the 2021 Little River Railroad and Lumber Company History-Art Contest.
The Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum is pleased to announce a call to young artists to participate in the 2021 Little River Railroad and Lumber Company History-Art Contest. The contest is open to school children and homeschool children. For more information please check out the attached PDF or call us at (865) 661-0170 or (865)216-1899
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What our visitors saying about their experience
Awesome place for some of the best tid bits of information. The lady in the gift shop is full of great facts and stories and you will enjoy stopping in.Brian Luckadoo
Wonderful roadside gem! You will feel like a kid again walking around these old engines. Museum is staffed with knowledgeable local historians. So much local history in one small spot! A must see when visiting the Smokies and surrounding areas.Jeanene Arrington Fisher
I give this Museum a 5-star cause I love Trains. and I love the history of the Lumber Trains that went all through the Tennessee HillsJoey Drew